The Greater Omaha Sports Committee is excited to have this opportunity to recognize these outstanding players that could become the 74th winner of this prestigious trophy, which is the nation’s third oldest college football award. The NFID Outland Trophy Award Dinner Presented by Werner Enterprises, hosted by Omaha for 22 years, will be presenting the Outland Trophy again this year, Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, at a banquet in Omaha, Nebraska. These unsung heroes deserve attention and recognition for their hard work, sweat and blood, poured into battle every Saturday for a game that is won or lost in the trenches. The one that rises to be the Best, the unsung hero, the Outland Winner! This Announcement will lead into ESPN’s announcement of the three finalists for the 2019 Outland on Tuesday, November 26, and The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 12. The NFID Outland Trophy Award Dinner Presented by Werner Enterprises will be held in Omaha on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the Hilton Omaha Hotel Downtown.  

Mark your Calendars! For the 23rd consecutive year, Omaha will present the Outland Trophy Award to college football’s top interior lineman. This year the NFID Outland Trophy Award Dinner Presneted by Werner Enterprises will be held Wed, January 15th, 2020, at 7:00 pm, at the Hilton Omaha Hotel Downtown, 10th & Cass Streets. Tickets are $100.00 and tables of ten sell for $1000.00. Also appearing at the dinner for the 22nd straight year will be the winners of Nebraska’s football senior awards – the Novak Trophy, the Chamberlin Trophy and the Cletus Fischer Native Son Award. UNL Football Coaches and UNL Assistant Coaches will be invited to attend. For the 6th Annual Tom Osborne Legacy Award, sponsored by Rotary Downtown Chapter.  Last year -  Tom’s former Assistant coach, Nebraska’s former Head Coach and Now Ohio University Head Coach Frank Solich received the Tom Osborne Legacy Award at the same banquet.


  • Occurred Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


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